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JIM BUOY Standard Life Float offers a tough resilient vinyl surface - easily boarded, comfortable in water, with no hard surfaces. Lightweight yet easily exceeds the most severe USCG tests.
- No exposed metal hardware - all beckets secured inside the float body
- Double webbing, sunlight or weather never reaches the supporting beckets
- Solid closed cell plastic throughout, bullet holes would have only minimal effect on buoyancy
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